“A woman in California sews 25 masks for a battered women’s shelter. Another sews 80 for the formerly incarcerated. A third woman in Pennsylvania sews 100 masks for the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation. The mask-makers are part of the Auntie Sewing Squad, a national network of nearly 400 volunteers that sews cloth masks and distributes them to at-risk communities for free.
“So far, the Auntie Sewing Squad — made up of mostly women of color shipping their creations to disadvantaged groups — have created around 50,000 masks.”
—Read the rest of the story on NBC News. This was the first national story about the Auntie Sewing Squad. After this, they were featured on Good Morning America, CNN, and USA Today.